Definitions

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  • n. The act of formulating anew
  • n. A new formulation

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or result of reformulating; a putting into another form or shape.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The reformulation is a key step in Petroleos Mexicanos's ongoing Fuel Quality Improvement Program.

    Lloyd Mexico Economic Report June 2004

  • I m starting to think that the word "reformulation" is just another term for "completely ruin."

    In Praise of a Sonia Rykiel

  • On the level of values, it goes from the idea of absolute Truth as a sacred legacy received from the past, to the idea of truth as a quest and a constant reformulation in the language of cultural evolution — a reformulation which is always approximate and relative, and which implies a keen awareness of the weakness and radical inadequacies of the human mind, as well as a more and more modest agnosticism.

    RELIGIOUS TOLERATION

  • There is telling people, and some people will change because you tell them, and there is reformulation which is changing things without people knowing about it.

    Home | Mail Online

  • Big pharma has resolutely refused to buy into this "reformulation" concept, citing Nitromed

    Piggybacking on Orexigen's Unexpected Victory - The Source - WSJ

  • Textron Systems $24 million to look at the Apollo Avcoat TPS as a potential backup technology - although due to changes in environmental legislation since the 1960s the Orion Avocat would have to be a "reformulation" the space agency was expecting a preliminary design review (PDR) for its PICA heat shield in April that could have then seen this "subsystem" handed over to Lockheed for "integration" with the rest of the CEV

    HEADLINES

  • Apart from litigation, companies use other methods such as reformulation or licensing a subsidiary (or another company) to sell generics under the original patent.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • Cash hailed the progress made by some manufacturers, with salt content in bread reduced by nearly a third over the past decade as a result of product reformulation.

    Bread study shows one in four loaves salty as packet of crisps

  • The GOP's budget proposes deep cuts to spending, no tax increases and a dramatic reformulation of Medicare and Medicaid.

    Parties Trade Jabs Ahead of Talks on Deficit

  • It is a reformulation of Adderall (curiously timed to be introduced into the market just as the patent for Adderall XR expires – Shire, you clever dog) that has been bound to lysine in order to give it a more even release over time.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Adderall

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